Monthly Archives: September 2017

2017B Day 12: Arcseconds Chocolates Owls Earthquakes

A blog post mostly in pictures. From yesterday: Tonight was the last MagAO night of 2017B. The night was split between Matias Diaz observing for Blake Pantoja, and Amelia Bayo with her student Daniela Grandon. Mauricio Martinez brought us a … Continue reading

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2017B Day 11: MagAO Team Takes a Field Trip!

Before dinner today, Jared, Laird, Alycia, and I visited the GMT site (thanks Dave!). I had been looking at GMT’s two weather towers in the distance from the LCO lodge since I arrived last week, so I’m glad the tour … Continue reading

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2017B Day 10: Hey Everybody

Another long night of high winds, high seeing, and generally no good for astronomy conditions. Jennifer Lumbres is here learning how to run the AO system. Tonight she got to experience her first earthquake as AO operator. I think this … Continue reading

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